worship at 8:15, 9:00 and 10:30 am


What to Expect

Who We Are

West Side is a vibrant Christian community of more than 500 families that come from a wide range of religious backgrounds and towns across Northern New Jersey. We're a wonderful mix of young families (married, divorced, single parent), empty nesters, singles and seniors connected by our deep and abiding faith in Jesus, our desire to learn and grow spiritually, our commitment to making a difference in the lives of our neighbors...and our habit of getting together (often) to have fun.

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Whether it's Sunday School, Kids Club or Choir, fun and faith formation go hand in hand at West Side!

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Our teens have a safe place where they can get away from the pressures of school and just be kids. Hang out, have fun, make new friends, serve the community in a meaningful way and, of course, strengthen their relationship with Jesus. It makes a difference!

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Spiritual Growth

Do you feel like something is missing in your life, but you're not sure what? Are you restless? Frustrated? When you feel that spiritual "tug," it usually means you're being pulled toward change and growth. Which is not always comfortable! Fortunately, you don't have to walk that path alone at West Side.

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Plan Your Visit

Ready to visit? We're looking forward to meeting you and helping you feel at home. Schedule your visit and we'll meet you at the front door, give you a quick tour and help get your kids checked in to Sunday School.

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Meet Our Pastors

Marc Oehler

Pastor and Head of Staff

Penny Hogan

Associate Pastor

Liz Junod

Pastoral Associate

Christine Park

Pastoral Associate

The Risk of Comparison

A samurai, a very proud warrior, came to see a Zen Master one day. The samurai was very famous, but looking at the beauty of the Master and the Grace of the moment, he suddenly felt inferior. He said to the Master, "Why am I feeling inferior?...

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